What does dropping mean?

Definitions for dropping
ˈdrɒp ɪŋdrop·ping

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dropping, falling(adj)

    coming down freely under the influence of gravity

    "the eerie whistle of dropping bombs"; "falling rain"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dropping

    of Drop

  2. Dropping(noun)

    the action of causing to drop or of letting drop; falling

  3. Dropping(noun)

    that which falls in drops; the excrement or dung of animals

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. dropping

    An old mode of salute by lowering flags or uppermost sails.

How to pronounce dropping?

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How to say dropping in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dropping in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dropping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of dropping in a Sentence

  1. Greg Hood:

    We understand there were several witnesses to the accident, we hope that some of the witness statements will actually be able to shed light on the sequence of events following the dropping of the retardant.

  2. British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon:

    Our evidence indicates they are dropping unguided munitions in civilian areas, killing civilians, and they are dropping them against the Free Syrian forces fighting Assad, he's shoring up Assad and perpetuating the suffering.

  3. Joe Biden:

    Remember we got started later than anybody at all in this campaign, number one. Number two, we did not start off by dropping $ 10 million from a Senate campaign, wherever that money was raised from into a race, we're doing fine, our fundraising is building. We've raised a lot of money online, and we've raised money offline as well, so we feel confident we're going to be ready.

  4. Kirsten Stoebenau:

    When girls are dropping out of school at such alarming rates, it’s a signal to the community and activists that current efforts to keep girls in school are just not adequate.

  5. Dan Widmaier:

    I knew if we could make spider silk, the market would buy it, the problem was technical; I knew the tools were getting better and the cost was dropping. I figured if we got started earlier, we’d have the wind at our back when the technology finally came through.

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